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Counties With Intervention Measures, More Hospitals Experienced Fewer COVID-19 Deaths

New research from

Counties that banned in-person religious gatherings and those with a greater number of hospitals per capita were associated with a decreased case-fatality rate of COVID-19 during the pandemic's first wave, according to a new University of Michigan study. On the other hand, counties with high prevalence of asthma and a greater concentration of people over 65 were linked to higher fatality rates, the analysis showed.

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A High-Risk, High-Reward Approach to ALS

New research from Stuart Batterman

A multidisciplinary group of University of Michigan researchers will investigate environmental exposures, chosen as one of the first projects in a new National Institutes of Health amyotrophic lateral sclerosis initiative.